Remembering what didn't happen: false memories

False memories can lead to wrong convictions...
21 December 2017

Interview with 

Dr Julia Shaw - University College London


Prison cell bars


How would you feel if you sent an innocent person off to prison, or what if you confessed to a crime that never actually happened? The way in which police question individuals can lead to the creation of so-called false memories, and these can result in the wrong conviction from time to time. Izzie Clarke spoke to crime psychologist Julia Shaw from UCL...

Originally from the show: Memories: Making Them and Breaking Them.


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